Spanish idioms (modismos)

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In EnglishModismoAs in...
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
All over'They were seen all over.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
From far away'They come from far away.'
To turn something overHe turns is over.
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
To be right'She's not right.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
To walk around'He walks around the block.'
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
At last'At last he arrived.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
To take aside'He took him aside.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
After a while'After a while he returned.'

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